Associate Scientist

San Diego, California

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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Become your most extraordinary self! Our team is intensely proud to be a major provider of services and products to the drug discovery research industry. Join Eurofins Beacon Discoverypart of the Eurofins Discovery ™ group of companies serving global clients in the Pharma and Biotech industries. Work alongside industry experts and collaborate with team members to directly and positively impact human health worldwide!

We have a philosophy to support work life balance, career progression opportunities and offer many benefits such as formal mentoring programs, tuition reimbursement, extensive career training programs, competitive health benefits, paid time off and 10 annual paid holidays*.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Be part of a growing team in a dynamic environment! The ideal candidate would perform high-throughput screening experiments involving protein kinase targets in support of drug discovery. Lab responsibilities include assay execution, reagent preparation, and cross-group support if needed to support the Protein Kinase Screening Group.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Executes 384-well microplate biochemical assay measuring interactions between small molecules and target proteins

• Utilizes liquid handling equipment such as ECHO, plate washers, V-preps, combi and other liquid handling equipment to accommodate high-throughput screening operations

• Prepares reagents, performs reagent QC, and chemistry-related calculations as needed

• Maintain consumables as needed

• Follow all SOPs as defined and communicated

• Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings

• Perform other duties as required and assigned

• Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner. Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements

• Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

• Performs other duties as assigned

• Owns the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness

• Adjusts work hours as needed to meet deadlines


Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.


B.S. in biological or physical sciences and at least 0-2 year of relevant

Industry experience. Motivated individual with experience working in fast- paced environments. Willingness to take initiative in support of HTS team.

Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):

Experience working in a cell culture lab maintaining mammalian cell lines.

Skilled with Excel and Word software. Good oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information


This position description is written as a guideline to inform employees of what is generally expected of them at each job level. The description is not intended to be all encompassing or limiting in any manner; rather, it is hoped it will add understanding and better reflect the work performed at all levels of employment. Duties and responsibilities other than those listed may be included as needed within the work group or the company as a whole.

The above information may not be used or duplicated by others without written consent.

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